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Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County Lecture Series: Keys to Obituary Research, Junel Davidsen, guest speaker
April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
This session will focus on free and subscription websites where online obituaries and death notices can be found as well as strategies to maximize search results. Examples include a variety of locations and time periods to highlight content, search filters and the type of information that family historians seek. Tips on finding off-line obituaries through local libraries will also be discussed.
JUNEL DAVIDSEN, Certified Genealogist®, worked in San Benito County Clerk/ Recorder’s office and as Assistant Registrar of Voters of Monterey County. After retirement, she obtained an AA degree in Family Research Studies from Monterey Peninsula College and has been a Board-certified genealogist for 13 years. She has attended several genealogy conferences and training workshops, most recently the Native American research course in Salt Lake City. Junel has held various positions on the Monterey County Genealogy Society board including President. She volunteers at Monterey and San Benito county historical societies. Junel is a professional genealogist specializing in courthouse and forensic research. She assists families in finding missing relatives and estate administrators in locating living next-of-kin.